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TODAY'S TOP STORIES

VIRGINIA

IN BRIEF:

—BATTLEFIELD PRESERVATION: The National Park Service has recently committed around $2 million to preserve over 200 acres (81 hectares) of Virginia battlefields threatened by development.

— HATE GROUP FLYERS: Recruiting flyers for the Ku Klux Klan are again being distributed in northern Virginia.

— DEER HUNTING: Urban archers in Newport News will more time to hunt deer this upcoming season.

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MARYLAND/DELAWARE

SHOOTINGS-NEWSPAPER

COLLEGE PARK, Md. — A memorial service is held for John McNamara, a Capital Gazette sports reporter for more than two decades. He was killed June 28 in an attack on the newspaper. By David Ginsburg. SENT: 130 words, photo. Will be updated.

IN BRIEF:

— FIVE DEAD-DELAWARE: Troopers found a man and a woman and three children shot to death inside a house in Delaware.

— SPECIAL POLICE SHOOT MAN: Police say a man suspected of dealing drugs outside a methadone clinic in Baltimore was shot in the arm and is expected to survive.

— DELEGATE APPOINTED: Gov. Larry Hogan has appointed Alice Sophocleus to replace her late husband in the Maryland House of Delegates.

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